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The Trouble with Death

Making Sense of Mortality in the Anthropocene

By Finn Bowring

Published

Jan 1, 2025

Page count

288 pages

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Death and Culture

ISBN

978-1529241235

Dimensions

234 x 156 mm

Imprint

Bristol University Press

Published

Jan 1, 2025

Page count

288 pages

Browse the series

Death and Culture

ISBN

978-1529241259

Dimensions

234 x 156 mm

Imprint

Bristol University Press

Finn Bowring is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University.

Introduction

1. The Trouble with Death

2. Mortality and Tragedy in Greek Antiquity

3. Plato and the Immortality of the Soul

4. Death in the Second Millennium

5. Invisible Death

6. The Disclosure of Death

7. Precarious Life